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This is where the use of the internet and related technologies are used to harm people in a deliberate, repeated, and hostile manner.

The anonymity which the internet and social media can provide also enables bullies to hide their identities, arguably making them less sensitive to any consequences. It is mostly a problem for young people, but it can affect all ages. This page will look at some of the issues, highlight awareness, and advise where you can report it.

This page signposts to websites where you can learn more about the issue.

You can report comments/posts on most networking sites as well as de-friending or blocking people who are are causing any upset. If these options are available use them and don't suffer in silence.

The overview of Cyberbullying below is from one of the many organisations who are fighting against it:

We all know how fast word can spread online, especially though social network channels. This is something that is also very much the case with cyberbullying where something can grow online incredibly quickly becoming out of control if not reported and challenged.